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5-star Prospect Dereck Lively II Chooses Duke

The rich just got a lot richer with the number two overall prospect in the 2022 class rankings, Dereck Lively II (Westtown School, Chester Penn.), selecting to attend Duke University under new head coach in waiting Jon Scheyer. The 7’2…

Turnovers Help Duke Seal Win Against Northwestern

Duke’s first official test of the season against a power five opponent featured a game of runs, turnovers, and momentum changes. The Blue Devils, who entered the contest without a single turnover all season, registered five takeaways that helped them…

Defense is Key for Duke vs Northwestern

Both teams entering the contest at Wallace Wade coming off of impressive wins against inferior opponents, the Blue Devils will certainly have to take it up a notch facing Northwestern, first power five foe, for their first Saturday game of…

Royal Rankings: Week 2 NFL Power Rankings

There were no let downs in week 1 with some upsets and underdogs making statements early – putting everyone on notice that championships are not won on paper. Yes it will take some time for teams to build chemistry and…

Balanced Offensive Attack Helps Duke Pull Away from NC A&T

Durham night not only united both communities from the Triad and Triangle area, it brought Duke its first win of the season at home versus the Aggies of A&T who came out the gate swinging. The Aggies, led by Kinglsey…

Can the Aggies Upset Duke?

You never want to overlook an opponent, and certainly Coach Cutcliffe and the Duke Blue Devils are heading into their home-opener versus North Carolina A&T with one thing on their mind – WIN. Being disciplined and not making mental mistakes…

Royal Rankings: NFL Preseason Top 10

The NFL season starts tonight, with the reigning NFL Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers opening against the Dallas Cowboys at 8p.m. on NBC. Teams made acquisitions and cuts during the preseason to put their teams in the best position…

Teachable Moment: One Game Won’t Define Duke’s Football Season

After suffering a season-opening loss on the road against Charlotte, who hosted their first ever power five conference foe at Jerry Richardson stadium, the Duke Blue Devils, led by long-tenured head coach David Cutcliffe, will not hold their heads down.…

Duke Football Poised for Statement Win versus UNC Charlotte

The Duke Blue Devils open their season Friday night in familiar territory (on the road), as they have the last 3 seasons (Notre Dame and Alabama at Mercedes Benz arena). This time they’ll face UNC Charlotte – a team they…

It’s Go Time: This Week’s Most Intriguing ACC Games

College football is finally upon us, with the official kickoff this past weekend giving us a glimpse of what’s to come throughout the duration of this season. We will continue looking ahead to week one with several ACC teams kicking…

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